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Anatomia De La Melancolia Robert Burton Pdf
Melancholy, the subject of our present discourse, is either in disposition or in. In disposition, is that transitory Melancholy which goes and anatomiw upon every small occasion of sorrow, need, sickness, trouble, fear, grief, passion, or perturbation of the mind, any manner of care, discontent, or thought, which causes anguish, dulness, heaviness snatomia vexation of spirit, any ways opposite to pleasure, mirth, joy, delight, causing forwardness in us, or a dislike.
In his satirical preface to the reader, Burton’s persona and pseudonym “Democritus Junior” explains, “I write of melancholy by being busy to avoid melancholy.
Retrieved 20 June Philosophically, Medicinally, Historically, Opened and Cut Up is a book by, first published inbut republished four more times over the next seventeen years with massive alterations and expansions. Because no original manuscript of the Anatomy has survived, later reprints have drawn more or less faithfully from the editions published during Burton’s life. It has often been out of print, most notably between and The Anatomy concludes with an extensive index which, many years later, The New York Times Book Review called “a readerly pleasure in itself” .
The Anatomy of Melancholy by Robert Burton
In fact, the Anatomy uses melancholy as the lens through which all human emotion and thought may be scrutinized, and virtually the entire contents of a 17th-century library are marshalled into service of this goal. Burton’s solemn tone and his endeavour to prove indisputable facts by weighty quotations were ridiculed by Laurence Sterne in Tristram Shandy. On its surface, the book is presented as a medical textbook in which Burton applies his vast and varied learning, in the scholastic manner, to the subject of melancholia which includes, although it is not limited to, what is now termed clinical depression.
Publication [ ] Burton was an obsessive rewriter of his work and published five revised and ribert editions of The Anatomy of Melancholy robegt his lifetime.
Although presented as a medical text, The Anatomy of Melancholy is as much a sui generis work of literature as it is a scientific or philosophical text, and Burton robret far more than his stated subject.
Anatomia De La Melancolia / Melancholy’s Anatomy
This article is about the book by Robert Burton. The following three sections proceed in a similarly exhaustive fashion: The Anatomy of Melancholy full title: Much of melancklia book consists of quotations from various ancient and medieval medical authorities, beginning with HippocratesAristotleand Galen.
The Anatomy of Melancholy is an especially lengthy book, the first edition being a single quarto volume nearly pages long; subsequent editions were even longer. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. In attacking his stated subject, Burton drew from nearly every science of his day, including psychology and physiologybut also astronomymeteorologyand theologyand even astrology and demonology.
Though presented as a medical text, The Anatomy of Melancholy is as much a work of literature as it is a scientific or philosophical text, and Burton addresses far more than his stated subject. In disposition, is that transitory Melancholy which goes and comes upon every small occasion of sorrow, need, sickness, trouble, fear, grief, passion, or perturbation of the mind, any manner of care, discontent, or thought, which causes anguish, dulness, heaviness and vexation of anxtomia, any ways opposite to pleasure, mirth, joy, mslancolia, causing forwardness in us, or a dislike.
A competent Latinist, Burton also included a great deal of Latin poetry in the Anatomyand many of his inclusions from ancient sources are left untranslated in the text. Most modern editions include many explanatory notes, and translate most of tobert Latin.
Synopsis [ ] Burton defined his subject as follows: In which equivocal and improper sense, we call him melancholy, that is dull, sad, sour, lumpish, ill-disposed, solitary, any way moved, or displeased. Publication date,and Hence the Anatomy is filled with more or less pertinent references to the works of others.
In fact, the Anatomy uses melancholy as the lens through which all human emotion and thought may be gurton, and virtually the entire contents of a 17th-century library are marshalled melancola service of this goal.
And from these melancholy dispositions no man living is free, no Stoic, none so wise, none so happy, none so patient, so generous, so godly, so divine, that can vindicate himself; so well-composed, but more or less, some time or other, he feels the smart of it.
The text is divided into three major sections plus an introduction, the whole written in Burton’s sprawling style. This Melancholy of which we are to treat, bjrton a habit, a serious ailment, a settled humouras Aurelianus and others call it, not errant, but fixed: All articles with unsourced statements Articles with unsourced statements melanfolia September Articles with unsourced statements from August Articles with unsourced statements from June Articles with Project Gutenberg links.
Views Read Edit View history. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. Retrieved from ” https: Melancholy in this sense is the character of Mortality The Anatomy of Melancholy, What it is: Burton was an obsessive rewriter of his work and published five revised and expanded editions of The Anatomy of Melancholy during his lifetime. Early editions are now in the, with several available in their entirety from a number of online sources such as.
Characteristically, the introduction includes not only an author’s note titled “Democritus Junior to the Reader” melancolai, but also a Pa poem “Democritus Junior to His Book”a warning to “The Reader Who Employs His Leisure Ill”, an abstract of the following text, and another poem explaining the frontispiece. Both satirical and serious in tone, the Anatomy is ‘vitalized by Burton’s pervading humour’, and Burton’s digressive and inclusive anatomua, often verging on a, consistently informs and animates the text.
It has often been out of print, most notably between and